Executive Committee steering KLUDI’s on-going, strategic development
Julian Henco named as a member of the Kludi Group Executive Committee
From 15 January 2023, Julian Henco will step down as CEO of Kludi GmbH & Co. KG (www.kludi.com), a position that he has held since 2018, to take on a new role as part of the recently formed Kludi Group Executive Committee. Other members of the committee in-clude Manoj Aheeray and – in the role of chairperson – Abdallah Massaad, CEO of RAK Ceramics PJSC and, since spring 2022, a partner of the Sauerland-based fittings specialist. The committee’s task is to manage the operative business as well as the ongoing, strategic development and to further integrate the premium bathroom and kitchen fittings manufacturer into the RAK Ceramics Group. “Julian Henco has the leadership skills and the extensive business experience to ensure that KLUDI transitions smoothly into its next growth phase on its way to market dominance,” explains Abdallah Massaad, CEO of RAK Ceramics PJSC and Chairman of the Kludi Group. “I speak for the entire board of the RAK Ceramics Group when I say that we are all looking forward to continuing our working relationship with Julian on a strategic level.”
Kludi – The Sauerland-based fittings specialist
Kludi - the fittings specialist from the Sauerland region of Germany
Kludi GmbH & Co. KG - founded in 1926 in the Sauerland region - stands for almost 100 years of experience in the development and manufacture of high-quality fittings for bathrooms and kitchens. This tradition as a fittings specialist has given rise to the claim that Kludi products combine excellent manufacturing quality "Made in Germany", maximum functionality, innovative technologies and first-class design in a unique way. Time and again, Kludi has given important impetus to developments in the bathroom and kitchen with pioneering solutions. Around 170 inventions and 100 patents can be attributed to the medium-sized company with its headquarters in Menden. It is no coincidence that Kludi has received many awards for this, most recently the "German Innovation Award", the "Red Dot Design Award" and as one of the "TOP 100 Innovators" in the German SME sector.
Kludi fittings are not only used in countless private houses and flats, but also in many prestigious projects such as the L'Oréal "Horizon J1" German headquarters in Düsseldorf, the elegant Kayumanis Private Villa & Spa Hotel in Yangshuo, the five-star "Sheraton Grand Krakow" hotel in Krakow, the "Karolinenhof" residential complex in Regensburg or the trendy "Urban Loft" boutique hotel in the heart of Cologne.
The Kludi family has around 900 employees in sales and production companies in eleven countries in Europe and Asia. In addition to the fully integrated main plant in Menden, Kludi manufactures its fittings in Hornstein/Austria and Diósd/Hungary as well as in the United Arab Emirates. From there, they are exported to over 100 countries. Kludi has been part of the RAK Ceramics Group since 2022. You can find out more about Kludi - the fittings specialist from the Sauerland region - at www.kludi.com.